Washington Capitals

Penguins-Capitals series, expected to be a showcase of skill, got nasty in a hurry
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ARLINGTON, Va. — Even a day later, it's a little hard to get your head around all the things that transpired in Game 1 of the Washington Capitals' thrilling 4-3 overtime victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. So much happened, so little time to take it …

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Penguins really stick it to Caps center Jay Beagle
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Jay Beagle agrees: It's much better to be thought of as a puck magnet than a stick magnet, but some fates can't be fought. In the Washington Capitals' Game 1 overtime win against Pittsburgh on Thursday to kick off the Eastern Conference semifinals …

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With focus on Ovi vs. Crosby, blue line may decide Caps-Penguins
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The Capitals were still battling for a playoff spot as they prepared for their 79th game of the regular season, a road contest against the St. Louis Blues. Needing a win just to keep their slim playoff hopes alive, Washington's defensive unit that …

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TJ Oshie turns into scorer, leads Washington Capitals to Game 1 win
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WASHINGTON — At one point T.J. Oshie was asked about his second goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday night. "Yeah," the Washington Capitals winger said, thinking. "Um, the second one? The five-hole? Backhand? Oh, the breakaway. OK.".

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Time for Philadelphia Flyers Fans to Root for Washington Capitals?
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With the Philadelphia Flyers eliminated, most Flyers fans may want to promptly switch from pulling against the Washington Capitals to cheering for them. It hasn't been very long since the Philadelphia Flyers were eliminated from the playoffs. They lost …

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Capitals fall to Islanders in OT as Braden Holtby's wins bid stalls
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History will have to wait, because the Washington Capitals lost to the New York Islanders, 4-3, in overtime Tuesday night after squandering a two-goal lead in the third period. Christopher Gibson got the win instead, earning his first NHL victory in …

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Metro to Stay Open Late for Washington Capitals Game
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The Metrorail system will stay open late Thursday as the Washington Capitals take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The game begins at 8 p.m. at the Verizon Center. Metro says the system will close at 1 a.m. to …

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Capitals' Karl Alzner again misses practice; Barry Trotz expects him for opener
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Karl Alzner sat out of the Washington Capitals' practice for the second consecutive day, but coach Barry Trotz and several teammates said that they expect the defenseman to be ready for Game 1 of the team's second-round playoff series against the …

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Marcus Johansson bumped up to second line; Andre Burakovsky moved down
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Struggling to score at five-on-five, the Washington Capitals debuted a change in their forward lines in Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. After wing Marcus Johansson had been on the third line, Coach Barry Trotz moved him to the left of …

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Capitals goalie Braden Holtby named Vezina Trophy finalist
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Braden Holtby could soon have some hardware to show for his historic season backstopping the Washington Capitals. The NHL announced Wednesday that Holtby is one of three finalists for the Vezina Trophy, awarded to the league's top goaltender each …

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